Swimming

Croc closes Cable Beach

A 3.5 metre  crocodile closed Cable Beach to swimmers over the weekend.

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Courtesy DEC

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Tuesday, February 25th, 2014 Broome, Environment, Local Government Comments Off

Move to predict jellyfish stings

Scientists are working towards forecasting the presence of irukandji jellyfish.

An Irukandji jellyfish

An Irukandji jellyfish

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Tuesday, January 21st, 2014 Environment Comments Off

Broome: Beach croc report

Broome shire has received an unconfirmed saltwater crocodile sighting from Town Beach (Old Jetty).

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Courtesy DEC

This message from the shire:

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Monday, January 20th, 2014 Broome, Environment, Local Government Comments Off

Olympian visits Kimberley

Olympic gold medalist Libby Tricket is touring the Kimberley.

She has been to Wyndham, Kununurra and  Warmun so far to encouraged kids to take up swimming as a sport.

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Sunday, December 8th, 2013 People Comments Off

Cable Beach: Croc update

Cable Beach has reopened as there have been no further sightings of a crocodile seen yesterday.

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Courtesy DEC

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Thursday, October 24th, 2013 Broome, Environment, Local Government Comments Off

Cable Beach: Croc sighting

Cable Beach has been closed after a reported 2.5 metre crocodile sighting.

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Courtesy DEC

This statement from Broome shire:

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Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013 Environment Comments Off

Cable Beach: Lifeguards wrap up busy season

Cable Beach lifeguards will be working their last day for this season on Sunday.

Broome Shire colourYou can read a Broome shire media release here:

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Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013 Broome, Local Government Comments Off

Broome: Croc shot

Wildlife officers have killed a 2.6 metre crocodile they were unable to trap.

Courtesy DEC

Courtesy DEC

They shot the animal on Friday, but did not find the carcass until yesterday.

The shire closed town beach last week because it was swimming close to the shore.

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Thursday, September 26th, 2013 Broome, Environment, Government, Local Government Comments Off
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